Salt N Pepa Biopic Cast Announced – #OldSchoolSaturday

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Salt N Pepa are one of the most successful groups in music history. The hip hop legends story will now be told through Life Time Network.

A production date has not been set, but a new biographical miniseries that will cover the iconic careers of the three women who took hip hop to new heights for females. Cheryl “Salt” James, Sandra “Pepa” Denton, and Deidra “DJ Spinderella” Roper’s trials and tribulations will be shown on screen for fans across the world. Shadow & Act has announced that the roles of Salt and Pepa will be portrayed by actresses GG Newton and Laila Odom respectively. Actress Monique Paul will take on the role of Spinderella.

Treach of iconic rap group, Naughty By Nature, was married to Sandra “Pepa” Denton, will be portrayed by Jermel Howard and Cleveland Berto will also join on as producer Hurby Azor who played a significant role in Salt-N-Pepa’s debut.

“The miniseries Salt-N-Pepa follows the story of Queensborough Community College students Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton as they fall into the world of rap and hip hop, after recording for a song for their friend Hurby Azor,” reads the series’ official description. “Salt-N-Pepa made a huge impact in hip hop by being one of the first all-female rap groups, changing the look of hip hop and unafraid to talk about sex and share their thoughts on men […] The miniseries will also feature their greatest hits like “Let’s Talk About Sex,” “What a Man,” “Shoop” and “Push It,” among others.